“Melville Island from Banks Land”

Samuel Gurney Cresswell. From A Series of Eight Sketches in Colour (Together with a Chart of the Route), 1854.

Image of Melville Island from Banks Land

British naval officer Samuel Gurney Cresswell participated in two Arctic expeditions and created paintings of the vast polar landscape. This one portrays islands in the Northwest Archipelago of Canada.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Melville Island from Banks Land
Publication Title A Series of Eight Sketches in Colour (Together with a Chart of the Route)
Short Title Melville Island from Banks Land, 1854
Book Title A Series of Eight Sketches in Colour (Together with a Chart of the Route)
Place of Publication London
Publisher Day and Son
Creator Samuel Gurney Cresswell
Publication Date 1854
Pages Plate VI
Call Number VAULT Ayer oversize G650 1850 .C91
Location Special Collections 4th floor